February 28, 1991 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m indoor (3:34:16)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

United Nations troops move into Kuwait City and Saddam Hussein orders troops out of Kuwait; Iraqi soldiers ignite Kuwaiti oil fields during their retreat

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • US & allied forces grant Iraq a cease fire

Deaths in History

  • Guillermo Ungo, member of El Salvador junta (1979-80), dies
  • Wassily Hoeffding, American statistician (b. 1914)